U2 Krsiiaraya was pleased to hear this reply, and resolved to make a tour so that he might see his kingdom and the exten- sive earth, With the object of getting information in advance, he despatched quick-footed and keen-witted spies who were proficient in the knowledge of tongues and skilled in. assuming disguises to Vijayapura, Ahamadanagara, Bedadakota, Eaja- mahendra, 5ranga? Cennapattanaj*SrIrangapattana, Oadaranga- pattana, ^rirangam, iladhura, Ramesvarain, Uminattur, Siva- samndranL, Penugonda. G-olkonda. Gurramkonda, Melnad, Morasunad, the Ghat country, the Tamil country, JIalayalam, Kocei, Konkanam, Kerala, Viratapura, Yarata, Matsya, Vidarbha, Kainbhojauagara. KasmTra and Delhi as well as the southern districts of Tuluva and Halve, Candragiri, Grandikota* Cuddapah, Nandyala. Bellamkoiida, Racur, Mudgal, Nidigal and Mysore, so that they might obtain mformation about the countries and their rulers, the conduct of the petty chiefs, their wealth and military strength, the opinions (regarding the government) held by the people inhabiting the hamlets, villages and towns and the practices which were prevalent in the forts and report it to him privately everyday. The arrangements in the toicns : fThe king issued an order threatening to punish evil-doers who behaved lawlessly in towus and molested people. He commanded that the people should conduct themselves without disobeying the orders of the government Therefore, he enabled all people to walk freely in the streets and thoroughfares without the fear of being molested by any one whom they might meet. After discharging all his daily duties and the closing of the night assembly, the Raya would start incognito to go through the town. Having learnt everything (about the events that happened in the city) he used to return to the palace at the dawn of the day. Then he would rest for a short time ; and getting up (from his bed) early in the morning, he would - mentioned here is obviously the town of that name In the Łaog*!ore district of the present Mysore State. flfc* passftg* is coirapt ; only a p traphrasc is jiren.